23 May 2017

Manchester attack: UK threat level raised to highest

“The UK terror threat level has been raised to its highest level of ‘critical’, meaning further attacks may be imminent, Theresa May has said. The move came after investigators were unable to rule out whether Manchester bombing suspect Salman Abedi acted alone, the prime minister said. Military personnel will now

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23 May 2017

′Islamic State′ claims Manchester Arena suicide bombing

“‘Islamic State’ has claimed the bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester which killed 22 people. Police say they have arrested a 23-year-old man, and are working to identify a suspect killed in the attack.” Source: ′Islamic State′ claims Manchester Arena suicide bombing | News | DW | 22.05.2017

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23 May 2017

Kashmir conflict shifts with top militant vowing fight is for an Islamic state

“A serious rift has emerged within the decades-old insurgency against Indian rule in Kashmir, with a top militant commander vowing to establish a Islamic system in the disputed Himalayan region and repudiating the goal of an independent nation.” Source: Kashmir conflict shifts with top militant vowing fight is for an

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23 May 2017

Shabaab spokesman calls on Kenyan jihadists to form an ‘army’

“The media arm for Shabaab, al Qaeda’s branch in East Africa, has released a video of a graduation ceremony for foreign fighters who attended a training camp. Sheikh Ali Mahmoud Rage, a spokesman and senior figure in Shabaab, delivers a speech during the ceremony. He focuses mainly on Kenya, claiming

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22 May 2017

Manchester explosion: 19 fatalities after incident at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

“Greater Manchester Police say at least 19 people are confirmed dead in what is being treated as a ‘terrorist incident until police know otherwise’ at Manchester Arena.” Source: Manchester explosion: 19 fatalities after incident at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester – CNN.com

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22 May 2017

Egypt refers 48 to court over Coptic church bombings

“Egypt’s public prosecutor says 48 suspected members of so-called Islamic State (IS) have been referred to a military court in connection with three bombings of Coptic churches.” Source: Egypt refers 48 to court over Coptic church bombings – BBC News

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22 May 2017

Nigerian Troops Battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad Area

“Nigerian troops fought Boko Haram in the Lake Chad area on Saturday, killing 13 of the Islamic extremists and arresting 10 others, including 6 women believed to have helped smuggle supplies to the insurgents, said an army spokesman.” Source: Nigerian Troops Battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad Area

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22 May 2017

ISIS claims suicide bombings which kill 35 in Baghdad, Basra

“Suicide bombings at checkpoints in Baghdad and south Iraq claimed by the ISIS group killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens more, officials said on Saturday.” Source: ISIS claims suicide bombings which kill 35 in Baghdad, Basra – Al Arabiya English

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22 May 2017

Bangkok hospital bomb wounds 24, junta blames its opponents

“A bomb at a hospital in the Thai capital wounded 24 people on Monday, the third anniversary of a 2014 military coup, the government said, with the army chief blaming groups opposed to the junta.” Source: Bangkok hospital bomb wounds 24, junta blames its opponents | Reuters

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22 May 2017

West Africa hit with spate of suicide bombings

“Since the beginning of this month, the West African countries of Nigeria and Cameroon have been hit with a spate of suicide bombings. The majority of these bombings have involved women, an incredibly common tactic in the region.” Source: West Africa hit with spate of suicide bombings | FDD’s Long War

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